Originally Posted by The Regatta Queen
If you want to get a puppy to take on board, you should get something that is not too big, yet not too small, so it doesn't put too much weight on the boat. And if you want it to be trained already and not worry about it, buy it from a pet store. Just a tad of advise.
Sorry, good advice, but I have to disagree, I prefer getting them from the owners of the parent(s), that way you get a real good look at how the parents are treated, what he house is like, and how healthy the dogs are.
I also prefer mutts, they make better friends.
also just realized this is for 'her'